Posts Tagged ‘Volvo’

New Volvo V60 Sports Wagon — As Sporty as the All-New S60

Monday, July 5th, 2010
The new Volvo V60
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The Volvo V60 makes its entry onto the car market with its sights firmly set on giving the all-new S60 sedan model a tough match over the title of “The Most Dynamic Volvo Model Ever“.

“Many of the customers who had an advance look at the new V60 during the development process feel that its attitude is at least as sporty as that of the all-new S60,” says Volvo Cars Design Director Peter Horbury.

No less than 90 percent of the annual V60 production of 50,000 cars will find European buyers.

“The typical sports wagon customer is an S60 buyer who would like some extra space and flexibility, but without the slightest compromise on sporty design and exciting driving properties,” says Volvo Cars President and CEO Stephen Odell, and adds: (more…)

The All-New Volvo S60 — Sculpted to Move You

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
Volvo S60
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The all-new Volvo S60 has its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on the 2nd of March.

It makes its entry into one of the automotive world's toughest segments backed by an extrovert attitude never before seen in Volvo showrooms.

The all-new S60 has been sculpted to move you — both physically and emotionally.

It is also without a doubt the most dynamic car model Volvo has ever presented — and its Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake is a groundbreaking safety feature. (more…)

Volvo Launches an Energy-Efficient 2-Liter GTDi Engine with Unique Turbo System

Thursday, January 28th, 2010
2.0-liter engine, 4-cylinder GTDi
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Volvo Car Corporation is introducing an all-new four-cylinder 2-liter GTDi (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection) engine in the Volvo S80, V70 and XC60, offering great performance and efficiency all in one.

New Volvo-developed turbocharging technology, direct injection and twin variable camshafts give a unique combination of low fuel consumption, low emissions and high performance across a wide rev range — all in a particularly compact format.

The new petrol engine, the 2.0 GTDi, produces no less than 203 PS despite its compact size and cylinder capacity. (more…)

Sculpted to Move You — First Pictures of the All-New Volvo S60

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
All-new Volvo S60
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Here are the first official pictures of the all-new Volvo S60 — sportier and more dynamic than any previous Volvo model.

“The all-new Volvo S60 is sculpted to move you. It looks and drives like no other Volvo before and the car's technology will help you to be safer and more confident behind the wheel,” says Stephen Odell, President and CEO of Volvo Cars.

The Volvo S60 can be equipped with Pedestrian Detection — a groundbreaking safety feature that can detect pedestrians in front of the car and brake automatically if the driver does not react in time. (more…)

Preview of Volvo S80L tailored for China

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008
Volvo S80L (for the Chinese market)
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Guangzhou — Volvo Car Corporation proudly presented the Volvo S80L at the 6th Guangzhou Motor Show in south China. The S80L, a long wheelbase version of the popular S80 sedan, has been locally tailored and specifically designed for the market in China. Furthermore, the Volvo S80L will be locally produced in China. The new design was unveiled by Dr. Alexander Klose, CEO of Volvo Car China, and marks the acceleration of its localization plan.

Volvo Cars has enjoyed stable growth since entering China. It released its first locally built model, the Volvo S40, in 2006, to better address the Chinese market (more…)